Tripepi Smith logoPresident Ryder Todd Smith, Principal Jen Nentwig, APR, Business Analysts Kalee CummingsMelanie Moore and Thomas Cummings and Junior Business Analyst Alyson Nichols will be in attendance at the 2023 Municipal Management Association of Northern California (MMANC) Annual Conference in Lake Tahoe, CA from October 25-27. This year’s conference theme is “Bolder Leadership” and sessions will focus on gaining fresh insights and exchanging ideas among local government leaders.

The Tripepi Smith team will not only participate in the conference as attendees, but Ryder will lead a session titled “It’s All About Teamwork: Helping Your City Manager Succeed” alongside Jason Holley, City Manager for the City of American Canyon, and Kelly McAdoo, City Manager for the City of Hayward. The session will take place on Wednesday, October 25 from 1–2 p.m.

“I am excited to be attending this year’s MMANC Annual Conference, both as a guest and a presenter,” said Ryder. “This conference is an incredible chance to build and foster our relationships with Northern California local government leaders and connect with our clients. Plus, our team learns a lot so we can deploy that knowledge to our clients”

This year, Tripepi Smith will provide event photography and sponsor a professional headshots booth, where attendees can have their headshots taken by Thomas on Wednesday, October 25 and Thursday, October 26 from 1-4 p.m.

“I am so excited to be attending the MMANC Annual Conference this fall!” said Thomas. “This conference will be a great opportunity to connect with clients in person and support our local government partners by providing them with a professional headshot.”

Tripepi Smith is a Platinum Partner and has been supporting MMANC for the past ten years. The Tripepi Smith team has assisted the association with video production, photography, graphic design and the redesign of their website.


MMANC is a membership organization of local government management professionals located throughout the 49 counties of Northern California. MMANC was formed in 1950 to address the professional needs of public management staff. It is the oldest and one of the largest organizations of its kind in the nation. Today, its goals include facilitating professional development in municipal management; enhancing opportunities for professionals pursuing careers in public administration; establishing a forum for the exchange of ideas, information, research, and experiences among those in municipal management; creating a communications network between the administrator, academician, and others concerned with developing effective local government; and providing input and policy recommendations to the League of California Cities, the International City/County Management Association, Institute for Local Government, Cal-ICMA and other recognized associations.

About Tripepi Smith

Tripepi Smith is a marketing, technology and public affairs firm based in Orange County, CA. Its clients include for-profit, nonprofit and public agencies throughout the state of California. The firm’s unique mix of marketing and technology prowess provides a competitive advantage for organizations seeking to leverage the Internet to achieve their communication goals. Tripepi Smith provides full content creation services, including: ghostwriting, collateral development, photography, video production, search engine optimization, email marketing, crisis communications, social media management and website design and execution. Tripepi Smith clients include: City of Santa AnaCity of Culver CityCity of Rolling Hills EstatesCity of TracyCity of Santa CruzCity of SnoqualmieCity of CupertinoCity of Daly CityCity of La Cañada FlintridgeCity of ParamountCity of Huntington BeachCity of El CerritoCity of Indian WellsCity of Yuba CitySanta Clara County Fire DepartmentIndustry Business CouncilNHA AdvisorsCalChoiceCalifornia Joint Powers Insurance AuthorityRowland Water DistrictCalifornia Contract Cities AssociationCalifornia City Management FoundationLeague of California CitiesInstitute for Local GovernmentRenne Public Law GroupInland Empire Utilities Agency and Climatec Energy Services.